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February 28th and March 1st, 2015!

For more info, visit:  YumaLettuceDays.com 

 

The City of Yuma fall & winter activities guide is now online here.
Historic Yuma Theatre and the Yuma Civic Center offer a variety of stage shows and events, visit the city website for general events info or to purchase tickets online for selected events, go to this TicketSage page.

Heritage Festivals events downtown are now under the direction of Perla Wicks - call 928-373-5028 (office) 928-581-4501 (cell) or email perla.wicks@yumaaz.gov.

 

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DECEMBER

Farmers Markets:

Sunrise Farmers Market at Yuma Quartermaster Depot (free park admission) every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more info, call 928-782-0063 or www.YumaFarmersMarket.com.

Historic Downtown Yuma - Every Tuesday except holidays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. thru April 1. Benefits Crossroads Mission. For more info, call 425-941-5030.

Yuma Palms Regional Center - Every Saturday except holidays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. thru the last Saturday in March. Benefits Crossroads Mission. For more info, call 425-941-5030.

Historic Walking Tours of downtown & the riverfront with Steve Cook sponsored by Yuma County Historical Society. Every Tuesday or for groups at other times by special arrangement. There is a charge, proceeds go to local historic preservation, call 928-287-3879 for details and to reserve.

 

December 18 (Somerton Library)
Turn Trash into Treasures
Families are invited to the Somerton Library at 4 p.m. to turn trash into holiday treasures!  No charge to attend, but supplies are limited.  For more info, call 928-627-2149. 

December 18 (The Village at Yuma Palms Mall)
Pre-Village Jazz Series Holiday Concert
A free Village Jazz Series Special Holiday Concert will feature local jazz icon Jimmy Caves from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Bring your own seating!

December 18 (Bonita Mesa RV Park)
Cindy Klein Memorial Handbell Choir
Annual Christmas Concert, starts at 6:30 p.m. at Bonita Mesa RV Park, 9400 E. North Frontage Road.   

December 18 (Lutes Casino)
Lutes Takeover
The Yuma Garden Club will takeover Lutes Casino to support their scholarship program for agriculture students.  For more info, call 928-581-3981.  

December 18 (Historic Yuma Theatre)
A Swingin’ Christmas
Set in the style of a classic television Christmas Special, this concert will put you “In the Mood” featuring an amazing six-piece swing band and an all-star cast of vocalists boasting credentials ranging from Broadway to American Idol! For more info, call 928-373-5202.

December 18-19
Family Golf Clinic – “Junior Golf Clinic”
This clinic instructs juniors on the fundamentals of golf, full swing, short game, putting ad rules; for ages 7-17.  For more information, call 928-373-5243.  

December 18-20 (First Christian Church)
“The Perfect Christmas”
This year’s Christmas celebration will include a production of “The Perfect Christmas.”  Free to attend!

December 19 (Barnes & Noble)
Book Signing
Author “Cousin Vinny” will be available to sign copies of his novel “The Devil’s Glove,” at 1 p.m. 

December 19 (Heritage Library)
Christmas Spirit
Get into the Christmas Spirit at the Heritage Library at 2 p.m.  Kids are invited to come play games, make Christmas crafts and meet Santa!  There is no charge to attend, but supplies are limited!  For more info, call 928-783-5415.  

December 19 (Julieanna’s Patio Café)
Jazz Nights at Julieanna’s
Celebrating America’s Art Form, this performance will feature the Yuma Jazz Company Quintet from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m., and is presented by Julieanna’s and KAWC.  For more information, visit www.YumaJazz.com and for reservation info, call 928-317-1961.

December 19-23 (Z Fun Factory)
Warren's Winter Wonderland
The Village will be open 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. each night.  The cost is $5 and kids can take part in a variety of activities, including an inflatable playground!  For more info, call 928-726-6000. 

December 19-21 (Foothills)
The Annual Foothills Parade of Christmas Lights starts each evening at 6pm at Foothills Blvd & 46th Street.  For more info call 310-339-2621.

December 20 (Humane Society of Yuma)
Holiday with HSOY
Join the Humane Society of Yuma for a morning of Christmas crafts with your kids while teaching them the importance of caring for Yuma's homeless pets, starting at 10 a.m.  Cost is $20 per child, $50 for 3 children or $65 for 4 children.  For more info, call 928-726-1621. 

December 20 (Somerton)
Somerton Tamale Festival presented by El Diabilito ASU Alumni Club. About 85,000 tamales of all varieties will be served up to fund scholarships for local students, along with live music and entertainment. For more info, call 928-388-4837 or go to www.SsomertonTamaleFestival.com.

December 20 (Bobby’s Territorial Harley Davidson)
Motorcycle Christmas Veterans Support Run
VFW Post 8242’s 3rd annual support run makes several stops in the Yuma area and offers many great raffle prizes.  Entry fee is a $20 donation for each rider and a $10 donation for each passenger.  For more info, call Ron at 850-624-8851. 

December 20 (American Legion Post 19)
Children’s Christmas Party
Presents for kids, train rides, food, drinks, treats and even visits from Santa and Mrs. Claus!  Free to attend.  For more info, call Richard at 928-344-3441. 

December 20-21 (Trinity United Methodist Church)
Cindy Klein Memorial Handbell Choir
Annual Christmas Concert, starts at 4 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church at 3030 S. 8th Avenue.     

December 20-21 (Yuma Civic Center)
Yuma Territorial Gun Show.
For more info, call 928-373-5040.

December 20 (Wellton Library)
Christmas Movie
Families are invited to attend for free Christmas-themed movies at 2 p.m..  For more info, call 928-785-9575. 

December 20 (Heritage Library)
Family Movie
Families are invited to attend for a free screening of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” at 2 pm.  For more info, call 928-783-5415.  

December 20-21 (Snider Auditorium)
Yuma Ballet Theatre’s “The Nutcracker”
Tickets are on sale at Kohl’s and Dancer’s Workshop.  For more info, visit www.YumaBalletTheatre.org or call 928-341-3262.

December 20-21 (Yuma Civic Center)
Yuma Territorial Gun Show. For more info contact 928-373-5040.

December 21 (St. Paul’s Episcopal Church)
Classical Concerts – Curt Sather, Organist
This Classical Concert features Curt Sather, an organist who has played in some of the world’s most musical churches.  For more info, call 928-782-0166 or 928-782-5155.

December 21 (Sun Vista Resort)
Desperado - Eagles Tribute
Show begins at 7 p.m.  For ticket and other info, call 928-726-8920 or visit www.SunVistaResort.com

December 22 (Penny's Diner)
Breakfast with Santa
Santa will be having breakfast at Penny's Diner at 8 a.m.!  Come have breakfast with Santa and enjoy face painting and Christmas crafts!  For more info, call 928-539-9000.  

December 22-24 (Champion Church)
“Jesus is Born”
This live Nativity production starts at 7 p.m. each night.  Hot drinks and concessions are available.  Dress warm and bring a blanket to sit on.  There is no fee to attend, but donations are accepted.  For more info, call 928-783-7574. 

December 22 (Main Library)
Teen Movie
Teens are invited to come watch a free screening of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” at 4 p.m.  For more info, call 928-373-6483. 

December 22-23 (Wellton Elementary School Gym)
Holiday Kids Club
Arts, crafts, games, sports, snacks for kids ages 6-18.  For more info and to register, call 928-785-3348. 

December 23 (Main Library)
Teen Movie
Teens are invited to come watch a free screening of “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” at 4 p.m.  For more info, call 928-373-6483. 

December 29 (Main Library)
Teen Movie
Teens are invited to come watch a free screening of “Home Alone” at 4 p.m.  For more info, call 928-373-6483.

December 29-30 (Wellton Elementary School Gym)
Holiday Kids Club
Arts, crafts, games, sports, snacks for kids ages 6-18.  For more info and to register, call 928-785-3348. 

December 29 (Main Library)
Teen Movie
Teens are invited to come watch a free screening of “The Giver” at 4 p.m.  For more info, call 928-373-6483.

December 29-31 (Clymer Recreation Center)
Winter Break Scrapbooking
Kids ages 8-14 can join this scrapbooking group, which meets from 1 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. each day.  The cost is only $20.  For more info, call 928-373-5243.  


 

JANUARY 2015

Farmers Markets:

Sunrise Farmers Market at Yuma Quartermaster Depot (free park admission) every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more info, call 928-782-0063 or www.YumaFarmersMarket.com.

Historic Downtown Yuma - Every Tuesday except holidays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. thru April 1. Benefits Crossroads Mission. For more info, call 425-941-5030.

Yuma Palms Regional Center - Every Saturday except holidays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. thru the last Saturday in March. Benefits Crossroads Mission. For more info, call 425-941-5030.

Field to Feast Tours:
January 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 24, 28, 29, and 31. Hands-on ag tour departs from Quartermaster Depot. Advance reservations required, for info and tickets call 800-293-0071 or 928-783-0071.

Savor Yuma Culinary Tours:
January 6 & 21. Join us for a progressive dinner with friends. Advance reservations required, for info and tickets call 800-293-0071 or 928-783-0071.

Historic Walking Tours of downtown & the riverfront with Steve Cook sponsored by Yuma County Historical Society. Every Tuesday or for groups at other times by special arrangement. There is a charge, proceeds go to local historic preservation, call 928-287-3879 for details and to reserve.

January 2 (Historic Yuma Theatre)
Squeeze Box – Mollie B Polka Party
Join the fun with a good old fashioned Polka Party! For more info, call 928-373-5202. 

January 2 (Julieanna’s Patio Café)
Jazz Nights at Julieanna’s
Celebrating America’s Art Form, this performance will feature the Yuma Jazz Company Quintet from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m., and is presented by Julieanna’s and KAWC.  For more information, visit www.YumaJazz.com and for reservation info, call 928-317-1961.

January 3 (Westwind RV and Golf Resort)
Rave On!
A salute to the music of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, The Big Bopper and Dion and the Belmonts For more info, call 928-342-2992 or visit www.WestWindRVGolfresort.com.

January 3-4 (Yuma County Fairgrounds)
Murphy’s Gun Show. For more info, call 928-726-4420.

January 6 (Historic Yuma Theatre)
Class of ’65
In this recurring series, which highlights Billboard’s Top 100 from fifty years ago, this Class of ’65 show will feature all the top hits from the year 1965!  There are so many enduring hits, our hard-rockin’ band might have to do them all!  For more info, call 928-373-5202.

January 8 (Country Roads RV Park)
“Take It To the Limit”
Come check out this great Eagles Tribute Show!  For more info, visit www.CountryRoadsYuma.com or call 928-344-8910 x110.

January 9 (The Palms RV Resort)
Country Legends in Concert
Enjoy a great afternoon of the best of the best in Country Music.  Shows at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.  For ticket and other info, call 928-341-4646.

January 9-11 (Yuma Civic Center)
Arizona Antique Show. For more info, call 928-373-5040.

January 9-11 (Jaycee Clubhouse)
Yuma Jaycee’s 39th Annual Worthen Memorial Old Time Fiddle Contest.  For more info, call 928-344-5451.

January 10 (Historic Downtown)
City of Yuma’s Military Appreciation Day, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This annual event honors active and retired service personnel and features historic photographs, speakers, and presentations plus vendors of all varieties. For more info, call 928-373-5028.

January 10 (Yuma County Fairgrounds)
Gear Head Car Show. For more info, call 928-726-4420.

January 10 (Westwind RV and Golf Resort)
“One Voice” – Bethany Owens
Bethany brings her Vegas show to Yuma, performing her voice impressions of legendary celebrities.  For more info, call 928-342-2992 or visit www.WestWindRVGgolfResort.com.

January 10-11 (Yuma Territorial Prison)
Gathering of the Gunfighters brings Old West re-enactment groups from around the Southwest for two days of fun competition—and lots of shootin’, hollerin’ and actin’!  For info call 928-783-4771

January 11 (Historic Yuma Theatre)
New Christy Minstrels
An original folk band of the sixties – Randy Sparks and other members brought back the folksy side of music.  For more info, call 928-373-5202.  

January 13
Farmer to Farmer “technical” ag tour for those with a background in farming departs from the Quartermaster Depot. Advance reservations required, for info and tickets call 800-293-0071 or 928-783-0071.

January 13
Behind the Big Guns Tour. This inside look at Yuma Proving Ground departs from Yuma Quartermaster Depot. Advance reservations required, for info and tickets call 800-293-0071 or 928-783-0071.

January 13 (Historic Yuma Theatre)
Blues and Soul Explosion – A Salute to the Music of the Blues Brothers
This production salutes Chicago’s own blues-loving rabble-rousers: The Blues Brothers!  You’ll be dancing  in the aisles to such favorites as Soul Man, Sweet Home Chicago and many more!  For more info, call 928-373-5202.

January 14 (Historic Yuma Theatre)
Puttin’ on the Ritz
Irving Berlin’s music defined 20th century America.  This prolific and Academy Award-winning composer wrote more than 1,500 songs.  Join us for an evening of remembrance and reverence – sit Cheek to Cheek with your sweetie because we’ll definitely be Puttin’ on the Ritz!  For more info, call 928-373-5202.

January 16
Date Night – Join YVB for a gourmet dinner served in a date grove with a menu featuring Medjool dates. Advance reservations required, for info and tickets call 800-293-0071 or 928-783-0071.

January 16 (Historic Yuma Theatre)
Hot August Night
The Ultimate Neil Diamond Tribute!  For more info, call 928-373-5202.

January 16 (The Palms RV Resort)
Rod Stewart Tribute
Gregory Wolfe, a tribute singer whose look and voice mirrors Rod Stewart so closely, you’ll believe he’s the real deal.  Show begins at 7 p.m.  For ticket and other info, call 928-341-4646.

January 16 (Julieanna’s Patio Café)
Jazz Nights at Julieanna’s
Celebrating America’s Art Form, this performance will feature the Yuma Jazz Company Quintet from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m., and is presented by Julieanna’s and KAWC.  For more information, visit www.YumaJazz.com and for reservation info, call 928-317-1961.

 January 16-17 (Yuma Readiness & Community Center)
10th Annual Woodcarving Expo, with demonstrations, raffles, local and out-of-town vendors. For more info, call 928-373-5000.

January 16-17 (Yuma Civic Center)
Desert Lily Quilters Annual Quilt Show. For more info, call 928-373-5040.

January 17 (Historic North End)
North End Classic Criterium Bike Race, For more information, call 920-8482.

January 17 (Madison Ave)
German Fest on Madison 10a.m.-8p.m., musik, gut essen und bier! For more info, call 928-329-4777.

January 17 (Yuma County Fairgrounds)
Annual 4H BBQ. For more info, call 928-726-4420 

January 17 (Wellton)
Wellton Tractor Rodeo benefits Yuma Regional Medical Foundation. Biscuit & sausage breakfast, barbecue beef dinner, entertainment, tractor rodeo games, antique tractor pull, assorted food & demonstration booths, games and rides. Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation & Drainage District, 30570 Wellton Mohawk Drive. For more information, call 928-344-2000.

January 17 (Westwind RV and Golf Resort)
Abbacadabra
“The Ultimate Abba Tribute!”  For more info, call 928-342-2992 or visit www.WestWindRVGolfResort.com.

January 18 (Yuma Civic Center)
Mexicali Expo. For more info, call 928-373-5040.

January 18 (St. Paul’s Episcopal Church)
Classical Concerts – AWC Music Faculty
Several of the accomplished Faculty of AWC’s Music Department will be playing.  For more info, call 928-782-0166 or 928-782-5155.

January 23-25 (Yuma County Fairgrounds)
Potpourri Arts & Crafts Show. For more info, call 928-726-4420.

January 23-25 (Yuma Civic Center)
American Shows Yuma Home & Garden Show. For more info, call 928-373-5040.

January 24 (Yuma County Fairgrounds)
SAILA (Southern Arizona International Livestock Association) Livestock Show. For more info, call 928-726-4420.

January 24 (The Palms RV Resort)
Face to Face
The ultimate tribute to Sir Elton John and Billy Joel, begins at 7 p.m.  For ticket and other information, call 928-341-4646.  

January 24 (Westwind RV and Golf Resort)
Doo-Wop Divas
Four Divas relive the golden years of doo-wop and early Rock and Roll.  For more info, call 928-342-2992 or visit www.WestWindRVGgolfResort.com.

January 28 (Historic Yuma Theatre)
Acrobats of China
This acrobatic troupe originally from Beijing is coming from Branson, MO, where they perform 6 months out of the year in their own “Chinese Palace” Theater.  For more info,  call 928-373-5202. 

January 29 (Historic Yuma Theatre)
Doo-Wop Divas
You’ll fall head-over-heels for these four knock-outs as they re-live the golden years of doo-wop and early Rock and Roll.   For more info, call 928-373-5202.  

January 29-31 (Foothills Library)
Mountain Shadows Artists Association Annual Art Show. For more info, call 928-345-9503.

January 30-Feb. 1 (Yuma Civic Center)
Anderson’s Americana Indian Art & Jewelry Show. For more info, call 928-373-5040.

January 30 (Historic Yuma Theatre)
The Neil Sedaka Legacy
A tribute to the music of Neil Sedaka!  For more info, call 928-373-5202.  

January 30 (The Palms RV Resport)
Garth Brooks and Faith Hill Tribute
This great tribute duet begins the show at 7 p.m. For ticket and other info, call 928-341-4646.  

January 30 (Julieanna’s Patio Café)
Jazz Nights at Julieanna’s
Celebrating America’s Art Form, this performance will feature the Yuma Jazz Company Quintet from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m., and is presented by Julieanna’s and KAWC.  For more information, visit www.YumaJazz.com and for reservation info, call 928-317-1961.

January 30-Feb. 1 (Yuma Civic Center)
Anderson’s Americana Indian Art & Jewelry Show. For more info, call 928-373-5040.

January 31 (Cocopah Casino Resort)
Yuma Territorial Marathon and Half Marathon. This certified, chip-timed race is a good bet for fast times because it's a flat, low-altitude, out-and-back course. For more info, call 928-343-1715 or go to www.yumamarathon.com.

January 31 (Westwind RV and Golf Resort)
The Piano Man
Terrie Davis celebrates the music of Billy Joel and Elton John For more info, call 928-342-2992 or visit www.WestWindRVGolfResort.com.

January 31 (Yuma Pioneer Cemetery)
Dining With the Dead 
The 13th Annual walking tour will be at the Yuma Pioneer Cemetery, and will feature dinner with Colorado River Riders re-enactment group portraying early citizens of Yuma. Dinner catered and served by Texas Roadhouse.  All proceeds benefit Saddles of Joy. Dinner and Tour = $25; Tour Only = $15.  For more info, call 928-247-3924.  

January 31-February 1 (Quartermaster Depot)
Civil War Days lets you experience living history with two re-enactment battles each day.  For more info, call 928-373-5198.


FEBRUARY

Farmers Markets:

Sunrise Farmers Market at Yuma Quartermaster Depot (free park admission) every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more info, call 928-782-0063 or www.YumaFarmersMarket.com.

Historic Downtown Yuma - Every Tuesday except holidays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. thru April 1. Benefits Crossroads Mission. For more info, call 425-941-5030.

Yuma Palms Regional Center - Every Saturday except holidays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. thru the last Saturday in March. Benefits Crossroads Mission. For more info, call 425-941-5030.

Field to Feast Tours:
February 4, 5, 7, 11, 12, 18, 19, 21. Hands-on ag tour departs from Quartermaster Depot. Advance reservations required, for info and tickets call 800-293-0071 or 928-783-0071.

Savor Yuma Culinary Tours
February 3 & 18. Join us for a progressive dinner with friends. Advance reservations required, for info and tickets call 800-293-0071 or 928-783-0071.

Historic Walking Tours of downtown & the riverfront with Steve Cook sponsored by Yuma County Historical Society. Every Tuesday or for groups at other times by special arrangement. There is a charge, proceeds go to local historic preservation, call 928-287-3879 for details and to reserve.


February 1 (begins Jan. 31 - Quartermaster Depot)
Civil War Days lets you experience living history with two re-enactment battles each day.  For more info, call 928-373-5198.

February 1 (begins Jan. 30 - Yuma Civic Center)
Anderson’s Americana Indian Art & Jewelry Show. For more info, call 928-373-5040.

February 6 (The Palms RV Resort)
The Guess Who
A Canadian rock band from Winnipeg, The Guess Who gained notoriety in the U.S. in the late 1960s with several hit singles such as “American Woman,” “These Eyes” and “Share the Land.” For ticket and other info, call 928-341-4646.  

February 6-8 (Yuma County Fairgrounds)
Two Rivers Renaissance Faire. Experience the 16th century with merriment for all, including fire dancers, jugglers, musicians & singers performing bawdy songs & more! For more info, call 928-257-2056.

February 7 (Historic Downtown)
Yuma River Daze Blues Festival. Annual arts and crafts event with a cornucopia of vendors and food booths to satisfy all palates. For more info, call 928-373-5028

February 7 (Historic North End)
Redondo Days gala fundraising dinner and auction to benefit Yuma County Historical Society. For more info, call 928-782-1841, www.ArizonaHistoricalSociety.org.

February 8 (St. Paul’s Episcopal Church)
Classical Concerts – Steven Hennig, Trumpet
Local artist Steven Hennig, founder of the Yuma Jazz Company, will be playing his 4th appearance in the Classical Concerts Series.  For more info, call 928-782-0166 or 928-782-5155.

February 10
Farmer to Farmer “technical” ag tour for those with a background in farming departs from the Quartermaster Depot. Advance reservations required, for info and tickets call 800-293-0071 or 928-783-0071.

February 10
Behind the Big Guns Tour. This inside look at Yuma Proving Ground departs from Yuma Quartermaster Depot. Advance reservations required, for info and tickets call 800-293-0071 or 928-783-0071.

February 10
Tumblin’ Tumbleweeds – A Salute to Gunfighter Ballads and Songs of the West
Relax after a long day on the trail and enjoy a show that captures the essence of Arizona and the Old West through classic Country-Western music and old-fashioned storytelling.  Join our cowboy crooners as they play and sing hits from Mary Robbins, Gene Autry and the Sons of the Pioneers.  For more info, call 928-373-5202.  

February 12
Surf Rock Beach Pary!
This half concert/half party will feature your favorite summertime hits – from the Beach Boys and Dick Dale to Jimmy Buffett and the Ventures.  Grab y our board, put on your craziest Hawaiian shirt and join us!  For more info, call 928-373-5202.

February 13 (Historic Yuma Theatre)
A Tribute to Shania Twain and Tim McGraw
An amazing tribute to Shania Twain and Tim McGraw, direct from Vegas!  For more info, call 928-373-5202

February 13 (Julieanna’s Patio Café)
Jazz Nights at Julieanna’s
Celebrating America’s Art Form, this performance will feature the Yuma Jazz Company Quintet from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m., and is presented by Julieanna’s and KAWC.  For more information, visit www.YumaJazz.com and for reservation info, call 928-317-1961.

February 13
Date Night – Join YVB for a gourmet dinner served in a date grove with a menu featuring Medjool dates. Advance reservations required, for info and tickets call 800-293-0071 or 928-783-0071.

February 13-15 (Yuma Civic Center)
Yuma Square & Round Dance Festival with cuers and callers from around the region. For more info, call 928-373-5040.

February 13-15 (Yuma County Fairgrounds)
70th Annual Yuma Jaycee Silver Spur Rodeo. PRCA-sanctioned rodeo draws top cowboys & cowgirls from the Turquoise Circuit & beyond. For more info, call Peggy Collins at 928-446-2443.

February 14 (Historic North End)
Silver Spur Rodeo Parade with vehicles, horses, clowns, dance groups, and bands.  For more info, call Peggy Collins at 928-446-2443.

February 14 (Foothills Library)
Potpourri Artists Arts and Crafts Show
Art demonstration, food, music and prizes.  For more info, call 928-329-6659.

February 14 (Westwind RV and Golf Resort)
Surf Rock Beach Party
This half concert/half party will feature your favorite, classic summertime hits!  For more info, call 928-342-2992 or visit www.WestWindRVGolfResort.com.

February 14 (The Palms RV Resort)
Cahal Dunne Valentine’s Day Death by Chocolate
Desserts at 6:30 p.m. and show begins at 7 p.m.  For ticket and other info, call 928-341-4646.  

February 15 (YCC)
Yuma Masonic Lodge Annual Barbecue. For more info, call 928-373-5040.

February 17 (Yuma Civic Center)
Canadian Snowbird Association Meeting. For more info, call 928-373-5040

February 20 (Julieanna’s Patio Café)
Jazz Nights at Julieanna’s
Celebrating America’s Art Form, this performance will feature the Yuma Jazz Company Trio from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m., and is presented by Julieanna’s and KAWC.  For more information, visit www.YumaJazz.com and for reservation info, call 928-317-1961.

February 20 (The Palms RV Resort)
John Davidson
This multi-talented singer/actor takes the stage at 7 p.m.  For ticket and other info, call 928-341-4646.  

February 21 (Madison Ave)
Redondo Days Family Fiesta, with free historic presentations, pioneer cookin’ and fun for the all. For more info, call 928-782-1841, www.ArizonaHistoricalSociety.org.

February 21 (Yuma Civic Center)
Sons of Norway 13th Annual Scandinavian Festival.  For more info, call 928-373-5040.

February 21 (Westwind RV and Golf Resort)
Jim Curry’s Tribute to John Denver
Join acclaimed performer Jim Curry for this tribute to the music of one of the most beloved singer/songwriters ever to grace the state.  For more info, call 928-342-2992 or visit www.WestWindRVGolfResort.com.

February 19-22 (Yuma County Fairgrounds)
2014 Yuma Hamfest/Arizona Section Convention. American Radio Relay League sanctioned event.  Talk-in Freq. 146.840 MHz (-) PL Tone: 88.5. For more info, go to www.YumaHamFest.org.

February 19-21 (Yuma Art Center/Historic North End)
36th Annual Yuma Art Symposium. This total-immersion art event includes exhibitions, events, demonstrations and performances by nationally and internationally recognized and emerging artists in metal, clay, photography, printmaking, wood, painting, and sculpture. For more info, call 928-782-1934 or go to www.YumaSymposium.org

February 20 (The Palms RV Resort)
John Davidson
This multi-talented singer/actor takes the stage at 7 p.m.  For ticket and other info, call 928-341-4646. 

February 20 (Julieanna’s Patio Café)
Jazz Nights at Julieanna’s
Celebrating America’s Art Form, this performance will feature the Yuma Jazz Company Trio from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m., and is presented by Julieanna’s and KAWC.  For more information, visit www.YumaJazz.com and for reservation info, call 928-317-1961.

February 20-21 (Mary Elizabeth Post Auditorium)
15th Annual Snowbird Jammers Jam benefit for YRMC School Health Program. For more info, call Lorne Tveit at 928-329-6236.

February 21 (Madison Ave)
Redondo Days Family Fiesta, with free historical presentations, pioneer cookin’ and fun for the all. For more info, call 928-782-1841, www.ArizonaHistoricalSociety.org.

February 21 (Yuma Civic Center)
Sons of Norway 13th Annual Scandinavian Festival.  For more info, call 928-373-5040.

February 21 (Westwind RV and Golf Resort)
Jim Curry’s Tribute to John Denver
Join acclaimed performer Jim Curry for this tribute to the music of one of the most beloved singer/songwriters ever to grace the state.  For more info, call 928-342-2992 or visit www.WestWindRVGolfResort.com.

February 23-27 (AZ Western College)
International Spinach Conference.  For more info, contact Kristan Sheppeard at 928-246-3408.

February 24 (Historic Yuma Theatre)
Travelin’ Man – A Salute to Ricky Nelson and Teen Idols
Teenage girls around the globe swooned every time 50s and 60s –era teen idols Ricky Nelson, Fabian, Bobby Rydell and Paul Anka hit the stage.  Travelin’ Man celebrates all those songs that set hearts fluttering!  For more info, call 928-373-5202.

February 24-27 (AZ Western College)
Southwest Agriculture Summit farming industry conference. For more info, call 928-783-9355 or go to swagsummit.com.

February 26 (Yuma Civic Center)
COY Senior Games Closing Ceremonies. For more info, call 928-373-5040.

February 26 (Quartermaster Depot)
Harvest Dinner. Proceeds from this gala celebration of Yuma agriculture community help fund local ag scholarships.  For more info, call 928-376-0100 or go to www.LettuceDays.com/harvestdinner.

February 27 (Historic Yuma Theatre)
“Diamond” Dave Somerville
The Rock & Roll History Bus Tour, featuring the Lead Singer from The Diamonds!  For more info, call 928-373-5202

February 27 (Julieanna’s Patio Café)
Jazz Nights at Julieanna’s
Celebrating America’s Art Form, this performance will feature the Yuma Jazz Company Quintet from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m., and is presented by Julieanna’s and KAWC.  For more information, visit www.YumaJazz.com and for reservation info, call 928-317-1961.

February 27 (Julieanna’s Patio Café)
Jazz Nights at Julieanna’s
Celebrating America’s Art Form, this performance will feature the Yuma Jazz Company Quintet from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m., and is presented by Julieanna’s and KAWC.  For more information, visitwww.YumaJazz.com and for reservation info, call 928-317-1961.

 February 27 & 28 (MCAS)
53rd Annual Marine Corp Air Station Yuma Airshow and Open House. With the theme of "Yuma Air Circus," this year’s air show will include rehearsals, a children’s expo and a twilight preview on Friday as well as daylong performances and displays Saturday. Form more info, call Greg McShane 928-269-3327 or go to www.YumaAirShow.com.

February 28 (Yuma Civic Center)
Hui ‘O Hawai’i of Yuma Luau. For more info, call 928-373-5040.

February 28 (Yuma County Fairgrounds)
Belt Buckle Blow Out Livestock Show.  For more info, call 928-726-4420.

February 28 (Historic Yuma Theatre)
Riders in the Sky
They’re back in Yuma after touring the world.  The Riders will sing, yodel, play guitars, accordions and fiddles.  For more info, call 928-373-5202.

February 28 (Westwind RV and Golf Resort)
The Gordy and Debbie Show
This musical duo performs a variety of country, 50s, 60s, gospel and patriotic tunes! For more info, call 928-342-2992 or visit www.WestWindRVGolfResort.com.

February 28 & March 1 (University of Arizona Yuma Ag Center)
Yuma Lettuce Days Festival goes “down on the farm” on the UA research farm (6425 W. 8thSt.) with live cooking demonstrations and contests, product samples, farm and equipment displays, fun for kids, music, entertainment and lots of food and drink. For more info, go to www.YumaLettuceDays.com.



MARCH

Farmers Markets:

Sunrise Farmers Market at Yuma Quartermaster Depot (free park admission) every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more info, call 928-782-0063 or www.YumaFarmersMarket.com.

Historic Downtown Yuma - Every Tuesday except holidays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. thru April 1. Benefits Crossroads Mission. For more info, call 425-941-5030.

Yuma Palms Regional Center - Every Saturday except holidays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. thru the last Saturday in March. Benefits Crossroads Mission. For more info, call 425-941-5030.

Field to Feast Tours:
March 4 & 5. Hands-on ag tour departs from Quartermaster Depot. Advance reservations required, for info and tickets call 800-293-0071 or 928-783-0071.

Savor Yuma Culinary Tours
March 3 & 11. Join us for a progressive dinner with friends. Advance reservations required, for info and tickets call 800-293-0071 or 928-783-0071.

Historic Walking Tours of downtown & the riverfront with Steve Cook sponsored by Yuma County Historical Society. Every Tuesday or for groups at other times by special arrangement. There is a charge, proceeds go to local historic preservation, call 928-287-3879 for details and to reserve.


March 1 (begins Feb. 28 - University of Arizona Yuma Ag Center)
Yuma Lettuce Days Festival goes “down on the farm” on the UA research farm (6425 W. 8th St.) with live cooking demonstrations and contests, product samples, farm and equipment displays, fun for kids, music, entertainment and lots of food and drink. For more info, go to www.YumaLettuceDays.com.

March 3
Farmer to Farmer “technical” ag tour for those with a background in farming departs from the Quartermaster Depot. Advance reservations required, for info and tickets call 800-293-0071 or 928-783-0071.

March 3
The Best of Broadway
Four talented vocalists present a riveting salute to the music of the Great White Way in this concert production highlighting Broadway’s greatest hits with a mix of old and new – from “Oklahoma” and “West Side Story” to modern classics including “Les Miserable” and favorites from Andrew Lloyd Webber.  For more info, call 928-373-5202.

March 5 (Yuma Main Library/ AWC)
One Book Yuma
This year’s One Book Yuma selection is Lady at the O.K. Corral: The True Story of Josephine Marcus Earp.  Author Ann Kirschner will be in Yuma for community discussions, Q&A and book signings: 2p.m.-4p.m. at the Yuma Main Library; 6p.m.-8p.m. at the AWC/NAU Schoening Conference Center.  For more info, call 928-373-6483.  

March 5 (The Palms RV Resort)
Spittin’ Image in Concert
A duo of identical twins, these talented musicians take the stage at 7 p.m.  For ticket and other info, call 928-341-4646.

March 6 (Historic Yuma Theatre)
ABBA Fab
The Premier ABBA Experience!  For more info, call 928-373-5202.

March 6-8 (Various locations)
9th Annual Studio Tour Mountain Shadows Artists Association member’s studios. For more info, call 928-345-9503.

March 6-8 (Desert Sun Stadium)
23rd Annual Midnight at the Oasis. This classic car show features more than 1,000 classic cars, plus vendors, food, rides for the kids, Friday and Saturday evening concerts and a “cruise-in” to kick things off.  For more info, call 928-343-1715 or go to www.MidnightAtTheOasis.net.

March 7 (Yuma Quartermaster Depot)
Arizona Archaeology Expo, free, educational event for adults and children alike that features Native American craft demonstrations, field trips, and informational booths on Arizona's prehistoric and historic heritage. For more info, call 800-293-0071 or 928-783-0071.

March 7 (Westwind RV and Golf Resort)
Country Gold
Enjoy lots of various classic country tunes sung live by legendary performers!  For more info, call 928-342-2992 or visit www.WestWindRVGgolfResort.com.

March 10 (Historic Yuma Theatre)
Luck of the Irish – A Salute to Music, Dance and comedy from the Emerald Isle
This show promises plenty of surprises: you might find yourself doing a jig, singing along with an Irish fiddler, playing a penny whistle, reciting a limerick or taking party in an authentic contra-dance! For more info, all 928-373-5202.

March 11 (The Palms RV Resort)
Bernie and Red
If you’re looking for good professional entertainment, Bernie and Red are a fresh, original and funny husband and wife team.  Show begins at 7 p.m.  For ticket and other info, call 928-341-4646.  

March 13
Date Night – Join YVB for a gourmet dinner served in a date grove with a menu featuring Medjool dates. Advance reservations required, for info and tickets call 800-293-0071 or 928-783-0071.

March 13 (The Palms RV Resort)
Chubby Checker
Live, in concert!  Shows are at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.  For ticket and other info, call 928-341-4646. 

March 13 (Julieanna’s Patio Café)
Jazz Nights at Julieanna’s
Celebrating America’s Art Form, this performance will feature the Yuma Jazz Company Quintet from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m., and is presented by Julieanna’s and KAWC.  For more information, visit www.YumaJazz.com and for reservation info, call 928-317-1961.

March 15
Bring Back that Lovin’ Feelin’ – A Salute to Righteous Brothers and Blue-Eyed Soul
Sensational artists such as The Righteous Brothers, The Kingsmen, The Rascals and Dion were the cornerstones of this movement, and their music has inspired artists ever since.  This concert features classics including Unchained Melody, Just Once in My Life, Louie Louie and The Wanderer.    For more info, call 928-373-5202.

March 15 (St. Paul’s Episcopal Church)
Classical Concerts – Julianna Osinchuck & Anistasia, Piano and Voice
This dazzling duo has performed all over the world for many years, and now in Yuma.  For more info, call 928-782-0166 or 928-782-5155.

March 18
Behind the Big Guns Tour. This inside look at Yuma Proving Ground departs from Yuma Quartermaster Depot. Advance reservations required, for info and tickets call 800-293-0071 or 928-783-0071.

March 18 (Historic Yuma Theatre)
3 Redneck Tenors
Back by popular demand, these refugees from a Texas Roadhouse, these classically trained tenors put a spin on the greatest tenors hits, southern style.  For more info, call 928-373-5202.  

March 20 (Historic Yuma Theatre)
The Spouse Whisperer
Mark Cordes, The Spouse Whisperer.  For more information, call 928-373-5202.  

March 20 (Julieanna’s Patio Café)
Jazz Nights at Julieanna’s
Celebrating America’s Art Form, this performance will feature the Pete Pancrazi Trio from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m., and is presented by Julieanna’s and KAWC.  For more information, visit www.YumaJazz.com and for reservation info, call 928-317-1961.

March 21 (The Palms RV Resort)
American Trilogy
Tribute performers take the stage at Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Neil Diamond and a special tribute to Connie Francis.  Show begins at 7 p.m.  For ticket and other info, call 928-341-4646.  

March 21-22 (Yuma Civic Center)
Murphy’s Gun Show. For more info, call 928-373-5040

March 24 (Historic Yuma Theatre)
American Made – A Salute to the Oak Ridge Boys, the Statler Brothers and Country Gospel!
Nothing rivals the pure sound of a country-gospel quartet, and we’re bringing you one of the best!  The Presidio Boys masterfully recreate the hits of Country and Gospel Music’s favorite vocal groups- including the Oak Ridge Boys, the Statler Brothers, the Cathedrals and more!  For more info, call 928-373-5202.

March 28 (Historic Downtown)
4th Annual Music on Main.  Free entertainment and lots of vendors, fun, and food. For more info, call 928-373-5028.

March 28 (Historic Yuma Theatre)
Good Rockin’ LIVE! – A salute to Sun Records and the Birth of Rock and Roll
This live concert event pays tribute to the birth of rock and roll and the music legends Sun Records helped propel to stardom.  Good Rockin’ Live tells the tale of how rock was born through the music and stories of those who lived it.  For more info, call 928-373-5202.

March 31-April 5 (Yuma County Fairgrounds)
Yuma County Fair. For more info, call 928-726-4420.

 

 

APRIL

Sunrise Farmers Market at Yuma Quartermaster Depot (free park admission) every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more info, call 928-782-0063 or www.YumaFarmersMarket.com.

Historic Walking Tours of downtown & the riverfront with Steve Cook sponsored by Yuma County Historical Society. Every Tuesday or for groups at other times by special arrangement. There is a charge, proceeds go to local historic preservation, call 928-287-3879 for details and to reserve.


April 1-5 (begins March 31 - Yuma County Fairgrounds)
Yuma County Fair. For more info, call 928-726-4420 or go to www.YumaFair.com.

April 10 (Julieanna’s Patio Café)
Jazz Nights at Julieanna’s
Celebrating America’s Art Form, this performance will feature the Yuma Jazz Company Trio from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m., and is presented by Julieanna’s and KAWC.  For more information, visit www.YumaJazz.com and for reservation info, call 928-317-1961.

April 10-12 (Desert Hills & Las Barrancas)
29th Annual P.K. Hodges S.W. Ag Golf Tournament to benefit Hospice of Yuma. For more info, call 928-343-2222 or go to www.HospiceOfYuma.com.

April 11 (Yuma Civic Center)
5th Annual Tunes & Tacos Festival. For more info, call 928-373-5040.

April 17 (Julieanna’s Patio Café)
Jazz Nights at Julieanna’s
Celebrating America’s Art Form, this performance will feature the Yuma Jazz Company Quintet from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m., and is presented by Julieanna’s and KAWC.  For more information, visit www.YumaJazz.com and for reservation info, call 928-317-1961.

April 17-19 (Yuma County Fairgrounds)
Prison Hill Motorcycle Run. For more info, call 928-726-4420.

April 18 (Historic Downtown)
ARTbeat-an outdoor juried art show that features local and regional artists working on a variety of media. For more info, call928-373-5202.

April 25 (Yuma Civic Center)
Relay for Life. For more info, call 928-373-5040.
 


MAY

Historic Walking Tours of downtown & the riverfront with Steve Cook sponsored by Yuma County Historical Society. Every Tuesday or for groups at other times by special arrangement. There is a charge, proceeds go to local historic preservation, call 928-287-3879 for details and to reserve.


May 1 (Historic Down Town)
Cinco de Mayo Menos Cuatro block party. 6p.m. to 11p.m. For more info, call 928-373-5028.

May 2 (Yuma Civic Center)
City of Yuma Parks & Recreation Camp Out. For more info, call 928-373-5040.

*Dates & times are subject to change*
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